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Sunday, August 31, 2003

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Size Doesn't Matter
by Jason Deraleau, O'Reilly Network
Next time someone says that there are obviously not viruses on Macs because hardly anyone uses them, put them in their place. Tell them the real truth: that security is at the foreground of Unix and thus Mac OS X.


Teen At College Sets Sights High
by Steve Fetbrandt, Press-Enterprise
The 14-year-old is studying computer science and planning his professional future.

On-Again, Off-Again Macworld Is On
by Keith Reed, Boston Globe


Does The World Really Need Another Windows Emulator?
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
Before you say Apple, bear in mind that it probably wouldn't be politically correct for the mother ship to get involved in the emulation business, with what Microsoft already in that game.

Will Virtual PC Slip Into A Virtual Existence?
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
Now the ball is in Microsoft's court.


Dragon Burn Is Fast, Slick And Easy
by Ron Carlson, Insanely Great Mac

Planning A Trip? Don't Forget The Scanner
by Jim Rossman, Dallas Morning News
Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs touts the Macintosh as a digital hub, and now I really understand the concept.

G5 Versus G5 Versus G5
by Rob-ART, Bare Feats
Do you need a G5? Maybe. Do you want a G5? Of course! But which one is the best buy?


Sunday, August 31, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

DUDE, YOU'RE GETTING SCREWED : "I'm just bewildered that Dell corporate policy is that users need to lie to use their new laptops, and to agree to legal agreements that it's completely impossible to have read."


Stupid Microsoft Tricks
by Robert X. Cringely, PBS
Why the richest company on earth feels it needs to cheat.

You Call This A Midlife Crisis?
by Steve Lohr and John Markoff, New York Times
Is Microsoft's corporate metabolism finally slowing? The senior management team at the company has a ready answer: not in your dreams.

Microsoft Wins OK For Xbox Wireless Adapter
by Reuters
Microsoft has won federal approval for a wireless adapter for its Xbox video game console that allows players to connect to the Internet without cabling, according to a posting on a regulatory Web site.

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